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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
215 PM MDT THU MAR 21 2019

COZ011-014-017-018-212100-
Upper Gunnison River Valley CO-Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
Northwestern San Juan Mountains CO-
215 PM MDT THU MAR 21 2019

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN OURAY...NORTHEASTERN SAN
MIGUEL...SOUTHWESTERN DELTA AND EASTERN MONTROSE COUNTIES UNTIL 300
PM MDT...

At 215 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 21 miles south of Palisade to 9 miles southwest
of Delta to 12 miles east of Norwood. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Montrose, Delta, Orchard City, Cedaredge, Olathe, Ridgway, Loghill
Village, Colona, Lazear, Cory, Eckert and Austin.

This includes the following highways...
 U.S. Highway 550 in Colorado between mile markers 103 and 130.
 U.S. Highway 50 in Colorado between mile markers 53 and 109.
 Colorado 62 between mile markers 18 and 23.
 Colorado 65 between mile markers 1 and 9.
 Colorado 90 between mile markers 82 and 89.
 Colorado 92 between mile markers 1 and 18.

LAT...LON 3810 10814 3862 10826 3882 10854 3885 10844
      3883 10843 3880 10844 3879 10838 3883 10838
      3887 10827 3883 10822 3882 10816 3884 10810
      3891 10800 3888 10791 3883 10786 3884 10780
      3874 10767 3815 10754
TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 255DEG 22KT 3879 10839 3864 10817 3820 10807

$$

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
144 PM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

COZ018-220400-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-190323T0600Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, and Lake City
144 PM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
FRIDAY NIGHT ABOVE 8500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow above 8500 feet. Total snow accumulations 6 to 10
  inches with locally higher amounts expected. Winds will gust
  over 35 mph at times.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...Until midnight MDT Friday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult especially
  over mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
424 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221030-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
424 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow, above 8500 feet, will fall over the La Sals and San Juans
today through Friday morning where 8 to 16 to inches are
expected. A few storms capable of producing large hail and
damaging wind gusts are possible in far southeast Utah and
southwest Colorado this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

By Friday morning, most snow will have ended though some showery
precip will continue.

Another storm system will move in Sunday night bringing more
precipitation to the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be necessary this afternoon over far
southeast Utah and southwest Colorado.

$$



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